10 best things to do in Labuan Bajo

10 best things to do on your vacation in Labuan Bajo

The 10 best things to do in Labuan Bajo are our recommendations for you while Labuan Bajo. The small town of Labuan Bajo always offers something different from other cities in Flores.

The city used to be a fishing town. Now Labuan Bajo is one of the travel destinations you have to visit.

Here are the 10 best things to do in Labuan Bajo:

  1. Visit Liang Ndara Village. This is a cultural village that consists of 3 villages such as Melo Village, Mamis, and Cecer Village. The most popular culture shown here is Caci Dance and Teti Alu. It is just about 45 minutes to 1 hour from Labuan Bajo.
  2. Visit Batu Cermin Cave or Mirror cave. This Mirror cave is located in Batu Cermin Village, Labuan Bajo - West Manggara. It is about 30 minutes from Labuan Bajo.
  3. Visit Cunca Wulang Canyon. Located about 30 minutes from Labuan Bajo, Cunca Wulang offers a spectacular outdoor activity. Here you can swim and jump. On the way to Cunca Wulang Canyon, you will see an amazing rice field and tropical rainforest.
  4. Goa Rangko or Rangko Cave. Goa Rangko is located in the Rangko village, it stays close to Batu Cermin, but you need to get on the boat as it stays on another island called Boleng. It is about 45 minutes from Labuan Bajo.
  5. Have a sunset at Bukit Silvia. The best spot to have sunset is Labuan Bajo. It is about 15 to 20 minutes from the city.
  6. Enjoy the sunset and nightlife at Paradise Bar, just 10 minutes from the city. It is a beachfront bar that offers a stunning sunset.
  7. Sunbathing at Patai Pede. This is the only beautiful beach in Labuan Bajo open for the public, you may have a day relaxing here.
  8. Visit Cunca Rami Waterfall. Need to have quite a strong physical as you will be walking 20 minutes from the parking area. The waterfall is located 25km from Labuan Bajo. You can get on a motorbike or join our day tour to Cunca Rami Waterfall Tour. 
  9. Taste local food or seafood at Kampung Ujung. This is the only place where you can find fresh local food and seafood in Labuan Bajo.
  10. Take a tour to Komodo island and beyond, choose one day tour or liveaboard, all you can do.

To book and find out more about the Komodo island tours, you can go to the search box.

The Small Fishing Town

Labuan Bajo is recognized as a small-town fishing village in the western part of Manggarai. Besides being recognized as a fishing town, Labuan Bajo also offers a tourist attraction. Now, this small town has become an Indonesian popular destination and must-visit.

Northside Labuan Bajo offers breathtaking views. From Sylvia hill, it is a stunning seaside and a beautiful landscape. The best way to spend time here is for sunset, you can also do a morning bicycle. It is pure fresh air.

The best way to spend your day on a beach activity is at Pantai Pede. This is the only beautiful beach open for the public at the moment in Labuan Bajo.

The Best Local Seafood

Known as the fishing town, Kampung Ujung offers the only best local seafood in the city. Due to the place located in the main fishing village, everything seems fresh here.

Prices start around IDR 60.000 for one medium fish wish with steamed rice and juice. The price is quite affordable for a kind of small dinner.

The place is open only in the evening from 07.00 pm to 12.00 pm. They can only serve you the local foods and seafood here.

Getting to Kampung Ujung is not that difficult. If you stay on the main tourist object, turn to the Northside and walk for about 10 minutes.

If you stay in the South Labuan Bajo such as at Jayakarta hotel, then you need to arrange the car. The drive is about 10 minutes to get to Kampung Ujung. As well if you stay on the Northside of the city, like in Plantaran or Ayana Resort. You need to arrange a car to get there. It is also driven for about 10 minutes.

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